Discusses the use of filmstrips in a fifth-grade class and presents ways in which the teacher can elaborate on and expland their usefulness. Suggested for French methods classes and general foreign language classes Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, French language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Photographed in regular kindergarten, first-, second-, third-, and sixth-grade classes. Shows teachers using the language experience approach to help children extend language skills Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Reading (Elementary), English language, Language experience approach... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Presents interviews with children and adults to show a large variety of language disorders, describing the nature of each disorder. Designed for courses in speech pathology, speech therapy, and speech correction Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Language disorders, Speech therapy Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byMolière, 1622-1673. Bourgeois gentilhomme; CRM Films
Offers a brief history of the Comedie-Francaise, founded in 1680 by Louis XIV. Includes an interview with General Administrator Maurice Escande and points out that the repertoire consists of the complete works of Corneille, Racine, and Moliere, as well as modern playwrights. Actors Louis Seigwer and Georges Chambarat perform a scene from Moliere's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme. From the Ici la France series. French dialogue Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Comédie-Française, French language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
This rare North Vietnamese newsreel was made in the immediate aftermath of Ho Chi Minh's death, in 1970. In addition to showing the Vietnamese people mourning their fallen leader and his funeral, the film contains rare footage of the North Vietnamese Army and Air Force, as well as naval vessels operated by the Communist government, and Viet Cong forces. Many of the images were shot in Hanoi. The film ends with a rousing call to arms (around the 24 minute mark) and boldly seems to... Topics: Vietnamese Language, Cold War, Viet Cong, North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh
Describes the life and work of François Villon. Provides practice in aural comprehension Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Villon, François, 1431-1463, French language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Made in the year 1958 by Cathedral Films, one of the premiere Christian film producers of the era, TONGUES OF FIRE purports to tell the true story of the mission to Hawaii that introduced Christianity to the islands. This colorful docudrama was exquisitely photographed on locations in Hawaii to reenact the story of Kapiolani -- who at the time was viewed as one of the true heroines of Christian history. Making the film was very challenging, as the producers quickly learned that many native... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, hawaii Language, Queen Kapiolani, Hawaii islands, Island,...
Discusses the life and works of Emile Zola and his influence on events in his time. Provides practice in aural comprehension Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zola, Émile, 1840-1902, French language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
"Introducing Spanish-speaking parents to the Homeside Activities Program. Building on family strengths through conversations and activities in the home language."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, spanish, conversation, activities, language, home Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Made during the time of Hitler's Third Reich, this silent educational film (made to have a script read over it while it played) shows the varying borders of Western Germany over a several hundred year period. Doubtless part of the idea and motivation behind this film was to demonstrate to the German people that many "Germanic peoples" were living in other parts of Europe nearby, and that Germany deserved to be a bigger state than it was permitted to be following the Treaty of... Topics: Film, German Language, Germany, WWII, Third Reich
Articulatory movements are shown by X-ray techniques. Prepared scripts illustrate selected phonetic features in the phonemic contrasts of the language, ending with several sentences to show the features in running speech. Informants were selected for linguistic suitability and lack of physical characteristics that could interfere with X-ray quality and sound processing. From the X-Ray Film series Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, English language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
"LET'S TALK is a specifically designed video course for learning advanced conversational and colloquial English quickly and easily. The series of nine one-hour tapes is divided into three levels: Beginner's Course A, Beginner's Course B and Intermediate Course. A bilingual textbook accompanies the video cassettes." -- description from box. Topics: vhs, mandarin, english, language learning, san francisco Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Examines standard colloquial Damascan, the ordinary conversational speech of educated male Muslims. Material is selected to illustrate the contrast between plain and "emphatic" or pharyngealized consonant positions, as far as possible by means of minimal pairs. X-ray techniques show the articulatory process and acoustic output of native speakers; prepared scripts consisting mainly of short, meaningful utterances illustrate selected phonetic features. Speakers were chosen both for... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Arabic language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
"Modules 1-12 - Parlons Francais! (Video Essay) Correlation to Student Text on back cover" -- description from box. Topics: vhs, education, french, language Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
This silent German educational film details the formation of icebergs. An iceberg is a large piece of freshwater ice that has broken off a glacier or an ice shelf and is floating freely in open water. It may subsequently become frozen into pack ice (one form of sea ice). As it drifts into shallower waters, it may come into contact with the seabed, a process referred to as seabed gouging by ice.Because the density of pure ice is about 920 kg/m³, and that of seawater about 1025 kg/m³,... Topics: Educational film, Film, Detsche, Germany, German Language, Film
"Shows and explains key signs used in the story along with their English vocabulary words. Accompanied by a voiceover, these introductory parts prepare young viewers to relish the full beauty and elegance of American Sign Language" -- description from box. Topics: vhs, children's books, American Sign Language Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Material is selected to show the various ways that tongue and lips are used in order to contrast the principal syllable types of Peking Chinese. X-ray techniques show the articulatory process and acoustic output of native speakers; prepared scripts, consisting mainly of short, meaningful utterances, illustrate selected phonetic features. Speakers were chosen both for linguistic suitability and lack of physical characteristics that might interfere with X-ray quality. From the X-Ray Film series ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Chinese language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Air Power is a historical educational television series broadcast in the 1950s over the CBS television network dealing with the rise of aviation as a military weapon. It starred Walter Cronkite as the narrator and featured a musical score by Norman Dello Joio.In This Episode the Japanese code name for the attack on Pearl, "Lotus Blossom Over Fujiyama" is tied in with Pearl Harbor Day.The story of Pearl Harbor from the Japanese point of view, using captured Japanese film. The... Topics: Kamikaze, Pearl Harbor, Lotus Blossom Over Fujiyama, Japanese Language, Japanese Air Force, World...
reated in 1946 by the American organization "United Service to China", this rare film "Bridge to Yinhsi" presents the chaotic situation in post-WWII China and attempts to bolster the idea that a "new", "industrious" and democratic China is likely to emerge from the on-going Civil War but only with strong American support. The film presents an American town called Junction City and compares it to an enclave of Shanghai called Yinhsi, a place where... Topics: Chinese Civil War, Taiwan, Chinese Language, China, Documentary, Mao Zedong, Communism, Cold War,...
Another clip from the 1996 video interview with Mattachine Society founder Harry Hay in which he describes the absence of language to describes gays in the 1930s. The word "homosexual" wasn't even in the dictionary until about 1939, so he recounts how men in the community back then would refer to each other as "that way" or on a good day as "temperamental." Topics: gay, gay identity, homosexual, 1930s, sociology, language, self-reference